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Apr 19, 2013 12:00am PDT
. tavis: more than a decade before the civil rights activists took to the streets, branch rickey went up against a wall of segregation and brought in jackie roosevelt robinson to play in america's then all white pastime. it was a courageous move. all the while driving on the field. rekeyed took on the baseball this movient -- challenges -- let's take a look. >> i love baseball. given my whole life to it. i was a player at ohio university. they had a negro capture on the team -- catcher and the team. i saw him laid low, broken, because of the color of his skin. unfair atsomething the heart of the game i love. came when i could no longer ignore it. you help me love baseball again. tavis: >> congratulations, number one last weekend. off to a good start. i specifically asked for this clip, and i wanted this clip because it is one of the most powerful scenes in the movie. to see this. went >> senior citizen discount? [laughter] that he have a feeling is going to be worth something. you might see that on ebay and a few years as this movie comes a classic. i wanted to go see this because i want
Apr 20, 2013 12:00am PDT
. joining me is our own set photographer. he comes from one of the most important families of the civil- rights struggle. he is the son of medgar evers. >> thank you very much for allow me to be on this group. for many years, i have been able to see the guest, what shoot, and as a photographer watched the guest. you make them comfortable, and you bring out the best in them, which helps me in my job. tavis: that is my job, to make your job easier. and you do a fine job of it. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: after four decades and more than 30 million records solarann and nancy will just inducted into the rock-and- roll hall of fame. the road was not always smooth and some
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